Enoki Mushroom Recipe

Enoki mushrooms are delicate, thin, and long-stemmed mushrooms with tiny caps that are commonly used in Asian cuisine. They have a mild, slightly fruity flavor and a delightful crunchy texture, making them a versatile ingredient in many dishes. One of my favorite ways to enjoy enoki mushrooms is by preparing a simple and delicious enoki mushroom stir-fry. This recipe is quick, easy, and bursting with savory flavors that the whole family will love.


  • 8 ounces of fresh enoki mushrooms
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of cooking oil


  1. Start by preparing the enoki mushrooms. Trim off the root end of the cluster and separate the individual mushrooms.
  2. Heat the cooking oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add the enoki mushrooms to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they are slightly softened.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and sugar. Pour the mixture over the mushrooms and continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the chopped green onions to the pan and toss everything together for an additional minute.
  6. Transfer the enoki mushroom stir-fry to a serving dish and garnish with extra green onions if desired.

This enoki mushroom stir-fry is best enjoyed immediately, served alongside steamed rice or as a side dish to complement a main course. The simplicity of this dish allows the unique flavor and texture of the enoki mushrooms to shine through. The combination of savory sauces, garlic, and sesame oil creates a delightful umami-rich coating that perfectly coats each delicate mushroom.

Health Benefits:

Enoki mushrooms not only add a delightful crunch to dishes but also offer numerous health benefits. They are low in calories and packed with essential nutrients such as fiber, potassium, and vitamin B3. Additionally, enoki mushrooms are known for their immune-boosting properties and ability to support gut health.

Final Thoughts:

Whether you are a fan of mushrooms or looking to explore new flavors, this enoki mushroom stir-fry is a must-try. Its simplicity, coupled with the unique characteristics of enoki mushrooms, makes it a standout dish. Give it a try, and let the delightful flavors and textures of this recipe elevate your culinary experience.